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  • 20 Examples of What Liberalism REALLY Is

    07/19/2014 4:27:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 19, 2014 | John Hawkins
    1) Liberalism is college professors and documentary filmmakers accumulating vast fortunes in a capitalistic system by decrying the evils of capitalism. 2) Liberalism is claiming that the "border is secure" while saying we shouldn't deport anyone who illegally crosses the border. 3) Liberalism is "environmental activists" flying across the world to ride together in SUVs to posh environmental conferences where they call for everyone else to live like cavemen in order to save the planet. 4) Liberalism is spewing hatred and profanity at conservative women, calling for gun control that leaves women defenseless against rapists and murderers, and celebrating misogynistic...
  • Google Doodle goes nuts over Nelson Mandela

    07/18/2014 9:56:55 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 9 replies
    The communist, America haters at Google are at it again. They have a Google Doodle for Nelson Mandela's 96th birthday, but not just a clickthrough to the Wikipedia. They have an entire sequence of Kumbaya images that basically tells white to go you-know-what themselves. Another reason to use DuckDuckGo.com as your search engine. (Side note: I wonder if Google keeps an eye on who clicks the image, and more frighteningly, who DOESN'T click the image?) LINK TO COMMIE GOOGLE SITE
  • Lawyers spar over effects of NC's elections overhaul

    07/08/2014 8:02:02 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 2 replies
    thestate.com ^ | July 8, 2014 | Anne Blythe
    WINSTON-SALEM --- The legal fight over some of the more controversial provisions of North Carolina's elections overhaul bill brought an array of arguments and a crowd of lawyers to a federal courtroom Monday. The U.S. Justice Department, the NAACP, the American Civil Liberties Union, the League of Women Voters and lawyers representing seven college students testing a novel legal argument all hope to persuade a U.S. district judge to block provisions of the 2013 law until their lawsuits have been heard. The lawyers said the new provisions could have a discriminatory effect on their clients in the statewide election in...
  • Unintended consequences: Miss. GOP primary proves Voter ID doesn't discriminate against blacks..

    06/26/2014 2:00:17 AM PDT · by ken5050 · 14 replies
    one man's opinion...
    Early analysis of Tuesday's Mississippi GOP senate primary run-off election is revealing some interesting data. But perhaps the most important fact hasn't been discussed at all: that voter ID laws in no way discriminate against blacks, poor people, minorities...
  • The Biggest Non-Story in Tuesday’s Elections? Mississippi Voter ID Implemented With No Problems

    06/06/2014 11:08:01 PM PDT · by kingattax · 17 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | June 06, 2014 | by Hans von Spakovsky & Jameson Broggi
    It wasn’t the biggest story following Tuesday’s elections in various states, but it was the biggest and most-ignored non-story. Mississippi’s new voter ID law got its first run in the June 3 primary, and the sky did not fall. Despite the tiresome and disproven claims by opponents that such laws cause wholesale voter disenfranchisement and are intended to suppress votes, Mississippi “sailed through” its first test of the new ID requirements, according to The Clarion Ledger, the newspaper of Jackson, Miss. Aside from being able to use any form of government-issued photo ID, like every other state with ID requirements,...
  • Poll: Most Black Voters Support Voter ID Laws

    06/04/2014 4:30:04 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    Newsone ^ | Jun 3, 2014 | Donovan X. Ramsey
    “The right to vote is threatened today in a way that it has not been since the Voting Rights Act was passed in to law nearly five decades ago…The real voter fraud is people trying to deny our rights by making voting harder in the first place.” President Barack Obama, 2014 National Action Network Convention in New York City. Though many believe them to be an effort at voter disenfranchisement, a recent poll suggest most Americans are actually in support of voter identification laws, perhaps making them harder to combat. A total of 31 states have active voter ID laws....
  • Sen. Rand Paul: With Utmost Respect, You're Wrong About This

    05/28/2014 12:12:36 PM PDT · by kingattax · 38 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 28, 2014 | By Lloyd Marcus
    Perhaps it is due to me being a PK (preacher’s kid), with fond childhood memories of adoringly watching my dad preach well-prepared sermons at the Holy Temple Church of Truth storefront in a Baltimore ghetto. But the Bible remains my ultimate reference source for wisdom and leadership. Moses, who led the Israelite people out of slavery, is an excellent example of what to do and what not to do as a leader. His decisions were rooted in obedience to God's instructions which, proved to be most beneficial to his flock. Moses ignored vehement critics and even the threat of being...
  • Poll: 70% Support Voter ID Laws, Including Majorities in All Demographics

    05/21/2014 11:09:28 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | May 20, 2014 - 4:05 PM | Matt Vespa
    Seven out of ten registered voters support voter ID laws, which makes them racist or something. Liberals rail against these policies that help maintain the integrity of our constitutional republic, but the vast majority disagree. The survey conducted by Fox News found a majority in every demographic (race, age, income, sex, political bent) support voter ID laws—including 53% of self-described liberals, 70% of men, and 71% of women. …
  • Holder: 'Too Many' People 'Irrationally Fear the New America That Is Emerging'

    05/19/2014 9:54:36 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 71 replies
    CNS News ^ | 05/19/2014 | Susan Jones
    "So long as I have the privilege of serving as attorney general of the United States, this Justice Department will never stop working to expand the promise of a nation where everyone has the same opportunity to grow, to contribute, and to succeed," Eric Holder told a civil rights group on Friday, the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court's school desegregation ruling. "In these and other efforts, there are undoubtedly difficult times ahead," he said. "There are too many wedded to the past and who irrationally fear the new America that is emerging." Holder did not elaborate on those who...
  • The Misinformed Case for Voter ID

    05/15/2014 8:17:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 58 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 15, 2014 | Steve Chapman
    The logic behind laws requiring voters to provide a government-issued photo identification card is simple and seductive: If you need to show an ID to board a plane, open a bank account, get public aid or do any number of other things, it only makes sense to do the same before casting a ballot. That was what Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican, said in 2011 as he signed a law imposing this new mandate. "There really is no barrier for people," he asserted. "Particularly in a society where people need photo identification for just about everything else, including checking...
  • RAND PAUL to Hannity: There is nothing wrong with Voter ID, let’s just not emphasize it as much

    05/14/2014 6:59:07 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 05/14/2014
    Sean Hannity had Rand Paul on his radio show today to ask him about the NY Times article where it was reported that he said “I think it’s wrong for Republicans to go crazy on this issue because it’s offending people.” In short, Paul explained that while both sides have over-emphasized this issue, his point had nothing to do with the reality of the law, but the perception of the law. Paul argues there are a group of voters we need to court who have the wrong perception of voter-ID and because of that, we need to be careful not...
  • Rand Paul’s PAC clarifies: He never said he opposed voter ID laws, did he?

    05/13/2014 3:16:19 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/13/2014 | AllahPundit
    A belated response to the uproar after Rand Paul told an NYT reporter that the GOP’s voter-ID push was “offending people.” After reading this, I think the Guardian has his position right: “Rand Paul believes in voter ID laws. He just doesn’t think Republicans should talk about them so much.”Good enough? [T]his statement comes from Paul’s former chief of staff and current PAC director.“Senator Paul was having a larger discussion about criminal justice reform and restoration of voting rights, two issues he has been speaking about around the country and pushing for in state and federal legislation. “In the...
  • The Real Vote Fraud

    05/11/2014 11:57:23 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 11, 2014 | Steve Chapman
    Many years ago, as a college Republican, I spent one summer in Austin working for a candidate in a special election for the Texas senate. My hometown was a liberal enclave with many college students -- unwashed, longhaired, pot-smoking students, it seemed to me -- who were predominantly Democrats. The more students who came out to vote the less likely our candidate was to win. But our campaign strategists came up with a plan. They sent mailings to all the registered voters in precincts near the campus. Many cards came back because the addressee had moved, as college students...
  • Democrats propose Internet voting in 2016, making Republican also consider the idea

    05/10/2014 12:31:49 PM PDT · by PoloSec · 133 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 10 2014 | Fox News
    Democrats are thinking about using Internet balloting in 2016 to expand their voter base and select a president -- prompting Republicans to consider such a strategy to keep from losing ground. Iowa Democrats proposed the idea and several others during a recent Democratic National Committee meeting, saying Internet balloting could expand access to their unique caucus process to overseas military personnel, absentee voters and others. -SNIP- “I think it’s a very bad idea,” says the Heritage Foundation’s Hans von Spakovsky, who thinks computer-based voting will never happen, or at least not in the “foreseeable future.”
  • Rand Paul to GOP: Our voter ID push is “offending people”

    05/09/2014 2:16:28 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 125 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/09/2014 | AllahPundit
    I’ve been waiting three hours since I saw this tweet for the NYT to publish a transcript or story about what he said, but no dice as I’m writing this. If it happens tonight, I’ll update with a link. The quote’s almost certainly not out of context, though: Remember, Paul told David Axelrod a few weeks ago that he thinks the GOP might be overemphasizing the issue. What’s newsy about this is the tone. Sounds like he’s gone from “maybe this isn’t a great idea” to “let’s drop it, quickly.” Just sat down w @SenRandPaul after his meeting with black...
  • Judges and Voter ID (Wisconsin)

    05/02/2014 9:58:50 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 33 replies
    National Review Online ^ | May 2, 2014 | Hans A. von Spakovsky
    If the state provides free IDs, is there really an “unjustified burden” on poor voters?To better understand the contrast between an activist, liberal judge who refuses to follow the law and a judge who understands that his job is to follow precedent and the Constitution, consider two recent federal cases on voter-ID laws. On Tuesday, federal-district-court judge Lynn Adelman — a Clinton appointee, former Democratic state senator, and former Legal Aid Society lawyer — held that Wisconsin’s voter-ID requirement violates Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act, as well as the Fourteenth Amendment, because it places “an unjustified burden on...
  • Election Lawfare and the 2014 Senate Races

    05/02/2014 4:08:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 2, 2014 | Hugh Hewitt
    With a wave of the pen --actually, 90 pages of waving-- U.S. Federal District Judge Lynn Adelman in Milwaukee struck down Wisconsin's three year old voter identification law on Tuesday. As The Atlantic's Andrew Cohen noted yesterday "[i]t is far from certain that the ruling will withstand review by the very conservative 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals or the even more conservative Supreme Court, which in 2008's Crawford v. Marion County declared that state voter-ID laws could be constitutional." In other words, Cohen admits that Adelman almost certainly got it wrong, that his ruling will be reversed, and that...
  • Opponents of voter ID laws see time to fight running out

    04/30/2014 1:38:39 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 15 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 4/30/14 | Mike Lillis
    Critics of tough voter ID laws are running out of time and options in their efforts to knock down those barriers ahead of this year’s midterm elections. Opponents got good news last week, when a state judge struck down Arkansas’s law, and another jolt Tuesday, when a federal judge ruled Wisconsin’s law, which wasn’t yet in effect, was unconstitutional. But their enthusiasm could be short-lived. At least eight states are still slated to have strict photo ID requirements in place in November, leading voting rights advocates to send dire warnings about potential disenfranchisement at the polls this year. Yet on...
  • John Conyers a write-in candidate? How is it possible? (Oops, may not be on the Ballot)

    04/30/2014 5:47:42 AM PDT · by taildragger · 40 replies
    ClickOnDetroit ^ | Apr 29 2014 07:20:32 PM EDT Updated On: Apr 29 2014 07:55:59 PM EDT | Ron Meloni
    Petition gatherers' registration may put Conyers' ballot status at risk U.S. Congressman John Conyers has probably forgotten more politics than any of us know. He’s coming up on 50 years in the U.S. House of Representatives. That is 25 campaigns, 25 successful campaigns that start out with collecting nominating petitions with 1,000 valid voter signatures that have to be vetted by election authorities.
  • Wisconsin voter ID law struck down by federal judge

    04/29/2014 12:42:54 PM PDT · by dila813 · 62 replies
    Oregon Live ^ | April 29, 2014 at 12:08 PM | The Associated Press
    MILWAUKEE — A federal judge in Milwaukee struck down Wisconsin's voter identification law Tuesday, saying a requirement that voters show a state-issued photo ID at the polls imposes an unfair burden on poor and minority voters. U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman sided with opponents of the law, who argued that low-income and minority voters aren't as likely to have photo IDs or the documents needed to get them. Adelman said the law violated the U.S. Constitution's guarantee of equal protection.
  • Federal Judge Strikes Down Wisconsin Voter ID Law

    04/29/2014 11:36:21 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 179 replies
    ABC News ^ | 04/29/2014 | ABC News/AP
    A federal judge in Milwaukee has struck down Wisconsin's voter Identification law, saying it unfairly burdens poor and minority voters. U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman issued his long-awaited decision Tuesday. It invalidates Wisconsin's law. Wisconsin's law would have required voters to show a state-issued photo ID at the polls. Supporters said it would cut down on voter fraud and boost public confidence in the integrity of the election process. But Adelman sided with opponents, who said it disproportionately excluded poor and minority voters because they're less likely to have photo IDs or the documents needed to get them. Wisconsin's law...
  • Maine begins issuing photo ID welfare cards

    04/28/2014 9:37:30 AM PDT · by george76 · 21 replies
    ap ^ | April 28, 2014
    Maine is starting to issue welfare benefit cards with photos on them despite a request from the federal government to wait. ... the U.S. Department of Agriculture asked Maine to delay its plan, saying that it risks a loss of federal funding or litigation if it violates regulations in the program. But DHHS said it will move forward with its plan designed to combat fraud and abuse in the program.
  • Florida: 3,000 Voter Registrations List a UPS Store as a Residence

    04/25/2014 6:48:12 PM PDT · by dontreadthis · 33 replies
    dr rich swier ^ | April 25, 2014 | Gregg Prentice
    Voter Fraud? If they’re not catching the easy stuff, what else are they “missing”? Are some of Florida’s Supervisors of Elections skirting the law? Supervisors are tasked with maintaining an accurate voter roll. One of the requirements on the Supervisors is to ensure that voters provide a legal residence address. Yet a December 2013 analysis shows more than 3,000 voter registrations statewide listing their residence address at a UPS store, potentially illegally. Florida Law is clear and, with minor exception, requires that voter registrations listing other than an address of legal residence should not be accepted, because they are “ineligible”...
  • Arkansas voter ID law struck down by state judge

    04/24/2014 4:46:15 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 22 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 24, 2014 | By Andrew DeMillo
    An Arkansas judge struck down the state’s new voter ID law on Thursday, saying it violates the state constitution by adding a requirement that voters must meet before casting a ballot. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox voided the measure in a lawsuit over the way absentee ballots are handled under the law. A separate lawsuit had been filed last week directly challenging the law, which requires voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot. The law “is declared void and unenforceable,” Fox wrote in the ruling.
  • Group finds duplicate voters around Virginia

    04/24/2014 3:02:16 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 6 replies
    Watchdog.org ^ | 4-24-14 | Kennric Ward
    RICHMOND, Va. – A crosscheck of voter rolls in Virginia and Maryland turned up 44,000 people registered in both states, a vote-integrity group reported Wednesday. And that’s just the beginning. “The Virginia Voters Alliance is investigating how to identify voters who are registered and vote in Virginia but live in the states that surround us,” Alliance President Reagan George told the State Board of Elections. George acknowledged that the number of voters who actually cast multiple ballots is relatively small. In the case of Maryland and Virginia, he revealed that 164 people voted in both states during the 2012 election....
  • Over 40,000 voters are registered in both Virginia and Maryland, group finds

    04/23/2014 1:27:37 PM PDT · by topher · 90 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | April 23, 2014 | Kenric Ward - Watchdog.org
    A crosscheck of voter rolls in Virginia and Maryland turned up 44,000 people registered in both states, a vote-integrity group reported Wednesday. And that’s just the beginning. “The Virginia Voters Alliance is investigating how to identify voters who are registered and vote in Virginia but live in the states that surround us,” Alliance President Reagan George told the State Board of Elections.
  • Rand Paul: I think Republicans may have over-emphasized voter fraud

    04/23/2014 2:04:38 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 65 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/23/2014 | AllahPundit
    Via WaPo and RCP, another nugget mined from yesterday’s chat with Axelrod in Chicago. As with abortion, Paul’s “different kind of Republican” brand requires a compromise here. He knows that most voters, including those in his own party, support voter-ID laws; he also knows that those laws are easily demagogued as racist by lefties, which means that toeing the GOP line too closely could jeopardize Paul’s effort to connect with black voters. What’s a different kind of Republican to do? He insists that ID is a good idea — “I don’t think dead people should vote” — but concedes to...
  • Over 40,000 voters are registered in both Virginia and Maryland, group finds

    04/23/2014 11:55:07 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 66 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 23, 2014 | Kenric Ward
    A crosscheck of voter rolls in Virginia and Maryland turned up 44,000 people registered in both states, a vote-integrity group reported Wednesday. And that’s just the beginning. “The Virginia Voters Alliance is investigating how to identify voters who are registered and vote in Virginia but live in the states that surround us,” Alliance President Reagan George told the State Board of Elections.
  • Black GA Legislators Sue to Dissolve ‘Super-Majority White Cities’

    03/29/2011 4:47:17 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 32 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 29 Mar 2011 | Emily Esfahani Smith
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: The Georgia Legislative Black Caucus filed a lawsuit Monday against the state of Georgia seeking to dissolve the city charters of Dunwoody, Sandy Springs, Johns Creek, Milton and Chattahoochee Hills. Further, the lawmakers, joined by civil rights leader the Rev. Joseph Lowery, aim to dash any hopes of a Milton County. The lawsuit, filed in a North Georgia U.S. District Court Monday, claims that the state circumvented the normal legislative process and set aside its own criteria when creating the “super-majority white ” cities within Fulton and DeKalb counties. The result, it argues, is to dilute...
  • American Politics: Not Just for White People

    04/18/2014 3:32:55 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | 4/18 | Jonathan Chait
    U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a visit to Bladensburg High School April 7, 2014 in Bladensburg, Maryland. Last weekend, I appeared on Melissa Harris-Perry’s weekend MSNBC show to discuss my cover story on racial politics. It was … not quite what I expected. The segment lasted 12 and a half minutes, and Harris-Perry spent almost half that time on an extended soliloquy about how I am wrong, only allowing me to join the discussion about my story for the second half. There was also a panel following that segment, consisting of four panelists who agree with Harris-Perry and none...
  • New York joins campaign to end Electoral College role in presidential elections

    04/18/2014 12:11:57 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 70 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 6:45 AM | Glenn Blain
    New York has joined the campaign to effectively end the Electoral College’s role in determining winners of presidential elections. Under the National Popular Vote Compact, which Gov. Cuomo signed off on Tuesday, the state has agreed to award its electoral college votes to whichever presidential candidate wins the national popular vote. Currently New York’s electoral colleges votes go to the winner of the state’s popular vote. …
  • New York the latest state to sign compact to end electoral college

    04/18/2014 6:32:49 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 55 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/18/2014 | Rick Moran
    Governor Cuomo has signed off on the National Popular Vote Compact, giving New York's 29 electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote. SILive: Count New York in. The Empire State has joined the National Popular Vote compact with legislation signed Tuesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. States that have signed on to the interstate agreement will award electoral votes for president to the candidate who receives the majority of the national popular vote. "With the passage of this legislation, New York is taking a bold step to fundamentally increase the strength and fairness of our nation's presidential elections,"...
  • In Playing the Race Card, Obama Pulls a Joker

    04/17/2014 9:55:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 17, 2014 | John Kass
    It was disappointing the other day to see President Barack Obama embracing the vulgar race hustler Al Sharpton. President Obama once eloquently confronted race in a memorable speech in Philadelphia in 2008. That speech was remarkable and honest and, to borrow a favorite word of the political left that still fawns over him, it was nuanced. But there was nothing particularly remarkable about Obama standing next to the preening Sharpton, speaking in New York to his National Action Network. Except that Obama expertly used a message of victimization to begin energizing black voters, who provide the electoral foundation for the...
  • President Obama’s Bogus Voting Rights Claims

    04/16/2014 11:17:16 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 12 replies
    Heritage Foundation ^ | April 16, 2014 | Hans von Spakovsky & Peter McGinley
    Last Friday, in a speech at Al Sharpton’s National Action Network conference, President Obama proudly announced that the Justice Department had taken on more than 100 voting rights cases since 2009. The problem with that claim is that, since 2009, the Justice Department has taken on only 39 voting rights cases—and as former Voting Section lawyer Christian Adams points out, only 13 were related to protecting minority voting rights. And, with respect to some of the cases in which the department has been involved, it lost spectacularly—such as its false claim that South Carolina’s voter ID law was discriminatory. Perhaps...
  • Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Mike Huckabee face off at New Hampshire Freedom Summit

    04/13/2014 7:36:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    MSNBC ^ | April 12, 2014 | Benjy Sarlin
    MANCHESTER, N.H. – The Republican presidential primary is up and running in New Hampshire, where conservative prospects lined up in Manchester Saturday for the first cattle call of the 2016 cycle. Speakers at the New Hampshire Freedom Summit, which was sponsored by Citizens United and Koch-backed Americans For Prosperity, included Senators Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Mike Lee, and former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee, all of whom would be top tier presidential contenders should they run. Donald Trump also spoke. Huckabee seemed especially determined to show he could compete for conservative votes against politicians like Paul and Cruz, who have each...
  • (Exempt) Obama at (snitch) Sharpton Event: Voter ID Supporters Are 'the Real Frauds'

    04/12/2014 4:12:24 PM PDT · by Libloather · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/12/14 | Tony Lee
    Speaking at Al Sharpton's National Action Network convention on Friday in New York City, President Barack Obama revealed that he believes voter fraud does not exist, everyone who wants to should be able to vote, even if they cannot provide identifying documentation, and Republicans are plotting to take the franchise away from minorities. Obama, who hails from a city known for the Daley Machine and its "vote early and vote often" slogan, ripped Republicans for trying to preserve the integrity of the ballot by reducing voter fraud and requiring voter IDs. He made the accusation that there is a "well-organized...
  • Democratic Senate Prospects and the New Black Voter

    04/12/2014 8:12:25 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 14 replies
    Rollcall ^ | April 11, 2014
    Democrats plan to turn out thousands of African-American voters this fall, in an effort to hold the Senate majority. The challenge is that some of them aren’t yet registered to vote. Which begs the question, after opportunities to elect and re-elect the first black president, why would an African-American choose this year’s midterm elections to finally jump from the sidelines and into the game?
  • Turnout in Mind, Obama Cites Voting Rights "Threat"

    04/12/2014 6:24:10 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 18 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | April 12, 2014 | By Alexis Simendinger
    Among the many political messages that resonate in the African-American community, President Obama knows that calls to protect voting rights will rouse many of his most loyal supporters. In an election year in which fairness and equity are Democratic themes, and motivating the party’s base is essential by November, Obama on Friday expressed alarm about rights threatened and justice denied, stirring 1,600 people packed inside a New York City ballroom to stand and cheer.
  • Dems label foes ‘un-American’

    04/12/2014 6:34:55 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 33 replies
    Dems label foes ‘un-American’ By Niall Stanage - 04/12/14 06:00 AM EDT Liberals have lately been employing a political term of abuse that was once mainly a weapon of the right. Speaking at a Democratic fundraiser on Wednesday in Houston, President Obama described laws that he said restrict voting rights as “un-American.” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) earlier this year described conservative activist billionaires Charles and David Koch as “un-American.” And amid a rambunctious meeting of the House Oversight Committee last month, the panel's top Democrat, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) described the conduct of his Republican counterparts led by...
  • Voter Fraud: The Left's Tool For Social Justice

    04/12/2014 5:39:29 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 21 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | April 11, 2014 | Matthew Vadum
    Why did Democrats applaud the loathsome community organizer Melowese Richardson, a freshly released, unrepentant voter fraud felon, at a recent "voting rights" rally in Ohio? Because, like Richardson, they believe they are entitled to vote more than once against a system they see as unjust. Some serial voters do what they do in order to exact revenge against a society they feel did them or their ancestors wrong. Richardson is far from alone. Double-voting is distressingly common. Many leftists have contempt for the electoral process because they don’t believe in the electoral system as it is constituted in capitalist America....
  • Obama: Right to vote under threat in the US

    04/12/2014 5:32:49 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 56 replies
    news.yahoo.com ^ | April 11, 2014 | JIM KUHNHENN
    NEW YORK (AP) — In an unsparing critique of Republicans, President Barack Obama on Friday accused the GOP of using voting restrictions to keep voters from the polls and of jeopardizing 50 years of expanded ballot box access for millions of black Americans and other minorities. "The stark, simple truth is this: The right to vote is threatened today in a way that it has not been since the Voting Rights Act became law nearly five decades ago," Obama said in a fiery speech at civil rights activist and television talk host Al Sharpton's National Action Network conference. Obama waded...
  • An Act of Love that could get us Photo I.D. for voting! ~ Vanity

    04/11/2014 3:30:22 PM PDT · by GraceG · 5 replies
    GraceG
    Listening to Mark Levin and the idea just crossed my mind... If the Democrats could be encouraged to support Voter ID laws they would pass in an instant. How do we do this? It is Simple, and the answer comes from Jeb Bush. Yes, it's true! We must in the next and all future elections perform an "act of love" towards our Republican / Conservative Candidates and VOTE multiple times for them!! I would imagine overnight the Democrats would be shaking the trees for support for Voter ID laws and they would be passed before the next election! All it...
  • VOTER ID CLAPTRAP: The Most Idiotic of Liberal Spin

    04/11/2014 10:44:41 AM PDT · by dignitasnews · 5 replies
    Dignitas Tea Party News ^ | April 7, 2014 | Paul Winters
    As you look through the long list (and its a very long list indeed) of issues that Democrats inject race and the perception of racism into the argument, the uproar over Voter ID Laws is the most hilarious and telling. One very simple concept, showing one's proof of identity at the polling place, is not only a common sense way to reduce voting fraud, but is a measure roundly supported by voters of all race and ethnicity. But to the progressive-left, this is yet another potential wedge issue to paint the Republican Party, and conservatives in particular, as racists dead...
  • Bill Clinton on voter ID: Why not solve problem by putting a photo on every Social Security card?

    04/10/2014 5:01:47 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 48 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/10/2014 | AllahPundit
    After years of lefty rhetoric about how even the smallest ID requirement at the polls is some sort of pogrom against minority voters and the poor, I … did not see this coming.But maybe I should have. Per some polls, support for voter ID reaches 80+ percent. Maybe Bill’s already thinking about purple states in 2016. With 34 states now requiring some form of identification at the polls, former president Bill Clinton and civil rights leader Andrew Young on Wednesday endorsed the idea of adding photos to Social Security cards as a way to prevent voter suppression…Clinton and Young, a...
  • Voter ID A Proud Symbol Of Freedom For Afghans

    04/08/2014 9:31:54 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 7 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | April 8, 2014 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Democracy: About 7 million Afghans turned out to vote in Saturday's presidential election, many proudly brandishing a photo ID that our Department of Justice claims is a symbol of racism and voter intimidation. In perhaps the most ironic tweet of all time, former Obama adviser David Axelrod noted concerning Saturday's presidential election in Afghanistan: "Afghans defied threat of death to vote. Here's hoping that Americans vote in large (numbers) this fall, despite efforts to make voting harder." Axelrod may not have noticed, but millions of Afghans also defied the threat of death when they lined up earlier to obtain the...
  • Jeb Bush, Bobby Jindal to join forces in ad

    04/04/2014 7:29:44 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 45 replies
    Politico ^ | 04/04/2014 | JAMES HOHMANN
    Jeb Bush and Bobby Jindal appear in a commercial that will air Sunday to promote NewRepublican.org, a project focused on outlining a positive GOP agenda for the future. The former Florida governor and the current Louisiana governor, both potential 2016 presidential candidates, support a super PAC that is the brainchild of Republican strategist Alex Castellanos. “If you believe that every parent ought to be able to choose their child’s school, and that the economy should be driven from the bottom up, not the top down from Washington, then you’re thinking like a New Republican,” Bush says to the camera at...
  • N.C. State Board Finds More Than 35K Incidents of Double Voting

    04/02/2014 7:13:57 PM PDT · by mcenedo · 30 replies
    National Review ^ | April 2, 2014 | Andrew Johnson
    North Carolina’s Board of Elections found that tens of thousands of registered voters from the state have personal information matching that of registered voters in other states, and appear to have voted in states other than North Carolina in 2012. In some cases, votes were cast under names of individuals who had passed away before Election Day.
  • Massive Voter Fraud Discovered in North Carolina’s 2012 Election

    04/02/2014 1:33:31 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 146 replies
    PJ Media ^ | April 2, 2014 | Bryan Preston
    The North Carolina State Board of Elections has found thousands of instances of voter fraud in the state, thanks to a 28-state crosscheck of voter rolls. Initial findings suggest widespread election fraud. 765 voters with an exact match of first and last name, DOB and last four digits of SSN were registered in N.C. and another state and voted in N.C. and the other state in the 2012 general election. 35,750 voters with the same first and last name and DOB were registered in N.C. and another state and voted in both states in the 2012 general election. 155,692 voters...
  • Can States Require Proof of Citizenship for Voting?

    04/01/2014 6:18:00 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 33 replies
    PJ Media ^ | April 1, 2014 | Bryan Preston
    In 2011, Kansas passed the SAFE Act — Safe and Fair Elections — which requires voter ID, proof of citizenship and signature verification. In other words, it’s designed to make sure that all votes cast in Kansas are cast legally by the person identified as the voter. The law was to go into effect January 1, 2013. But the Obama administration stood in the way. At issue are the forms states use to register voters for federal elections. Kansas and Arizona require proof of citizenship, while the federal government’s form — incredibly — does not. The federal government attempted to...
  • Texas Border County Sued for 105 Percent Voter Registration

    03/31/2014 6:42:48 AM PDT · by george76 · 72 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 31 Mar 2014 | Logan Churchwell
    A conservative-leaning nonprofit, the American Civil Rights Union (ACRU), recently filed a federal lawsuit over allegations that Zavala County is “failing to make a reasonable effort to conduct voter list maintenance programs.” The ACRU claims the county—which supported the re-election of President Obama by 83%--allegedly holds a 105 percent voter registration rate. Lead litigator for the case, former DOJ attorney J. Christian Adams, argues to Breitbart Texas that despite Zavala County’s smaller population—voter roll maintenance failures can distort voter turnout and total tabulations in local races. ... The filed federal complaint claims, “Voter rolls maintained by the Defendant for Zavala...